Category Archives: Fishing Reports

Tar-Pam Guide Service provides daily fishing reports for the Inner and Outer Banks of North Carolina

Triple Digit Striper Fishing

This past Saturday was the best day we’ve had among a lot of really good days lately.  Gans and his crew from Greensboro were fortunate to catch about 120 stripers in the lower Roanoke.  We found a really big school … Continue reading

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Shad and Stripers

For the past 3 charters, we’ve caught 50 stripers, 60 stripers, and 80 shad, respectively.  The striper bite on the lower Roanoke has been outstanding.  The shad bite on the Tar has also been outstanding.  I haven’t even been up … Continue reading

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50 Shad Days on the Tar

Over the last couple of days, we’ve caught around 50 shad on each trip fishing the Tar River.  The Tar River is different than the Roanoke.  It has a much different feel.  The scenery is spectacular, particularly after the trees … Continue reading

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Some Shadness for the Young Anglers

Yesterday, we decided to take advantage of the Sunday afternoon weather, so we launched the Hickory Nut on the Tar River for some shad fishing.  I took my son Tripp, his best friend Christopher, and his dad and my friend, … Continue reading

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50 Shad and 50 Stripers

That’s what we’ve caught in the last 2 days.  On Friday, I hit the Tar River with good friend and clients, Dave and Bill, and we hammered the shad.  These guys fished with me a couple of years ago in … Continue reading

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Great Striper Fishing Again Today

I didn’t take any pictures, but striper fishing was really good again today.  I bet we had 60, and that’s a conservative estimate.  Going shad fishing tomorrow.  Stay tuned for a report. 

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Red Hot Shad and Striper Fishing

The winter fishing is just like it should be, if you even want to call it winter fishing.   It feels more like April to me.  The weather has been outstanding, the water temp has been up in the mid … Continue reading

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More Winter Stripers and Looking Ahead to Weldon

The shad are not the only story from this past week.  The striper bite on the lower Roanoke has been very steady with 40-60 fish days being the norm.  Also, my Weldon openings are going fast, so make sure you … Continue reading

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The 2018 Shad Bite is On!

I took advantage of my days off today and yesterday and launched the Hickory Nut to check out the early shad bite.  Yesterday, I caught about 75 by myself.  Today, I took my little fishing buddy, Tripp, and we ended … Continue reading

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Winter Striper Report

Today, we had some really pretty fishing.  Jay and Lee had fun catching stripers on this windy day. We probably caught 70 fish today and some of them were really nice.   The winter striper fishing in our coastal rivers … Continue reading

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